Barnsley travel to take on Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 9 out of 13 times.
The last time the two teams met at Ipswich Town was back in August 1999, over five years ago, with Ipswich Town annihilating their visitors 6 - 1 in a League Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Barnsley||1 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Mon 29 May||Ipswich Town||4 - 2||Barnsley||D1PO|
|1999/2000||Sat 05 Feb||Barnsley||0 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Mon 30 Aug||Ipswich Town||6 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 12 Dec||Ipswich Town||0 - 2||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 14 Nov||Barnsley||0 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sat 18 Jan||Barnsley||1 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While the Tykes have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 51 points from their 40 games played so far, Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 41 points from 40 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Tractor Boys. Home win
|Ipswich Town||12 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
|Barnsley||7 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.